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Khulumani Participates in the SAHRC Seminar on Human Rights and Law Enforcement, 20 November 2013

Khulumani participated in the SAHRC seminar on Human Rights and Law Enforcement, 20 November 2013, against the background of its organising of a commemoration of International Day in Support of Survivors of Torture on 26 June 2013 with a focus on police brutality against the Clay Oven community in April this year. **NEW UPDATE BELOW**

Khulumani joins the Neil Aggett Support Group and FAWU at Johannesburg Central Police Station to file charges against Neil Aggett's torturer

On Wednesday November 27, 2013, the 32nd anniversary of the death in detention of Dr Neil Aggett, Khulumani will be joining the Neil Aggett Support Group and the trade union that Neil served, FAWU, as criminal charges are laid against Neil Aggett's torturer, Stephan Whitehead who failed to apply for amnesty at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

The charge will be laid at the Johannesburg Central Police Station (then the infamous John Vorster Square) where Neil took his own life in what the judicial inquest into his death termed an 'induced suicide'.

South African President's stance at CHOGM 2013 undermines fight for justice and accountability

President Zuma fails to use the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Sri Lanka to call for truth-seeking and accountability for state-sponsored gross human rights violations in Sri Lanka and confirms the fears of victims and survivors that President Zuma has abandoned them and the continuing struggle for justice and inclusive reparations.

In an article in today's Mail&Guardian, Mr Ruki Fernando* explains that Zuma appeared to have joined hands with Sri Lanka's authoritarian rulers in warding off measures of accountability and pushed for a South African-style TRC.

Khulumani attending the Official Launch of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

Twenty years ago today, 18 November 1993, in the early hours of the morning, the Multi Party Negotiating Process (MPNP) finally agreed the interim constitution that would govern the political transition in South Africa. 

Today's official opening of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory marks that important date as it launches the space where the public can interact with the legacy of Nelson Mandela.

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To all our Muslim colleagues and friends

Today we join our Muslim colleagues and friends in wishing them well on Eid-ul-Fitr as Ramadan, the month of fasting, comes to an end today. 

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